Baby Ayurveda care

Baby Ayurveda care Annaprashanam ceremony or Chor Oonu ceremony at a temple in Kerala

How Indians introduce solid food to their babies

Indians, for generations, have celebrated every milestone of a human being’s life. The various customs associated with Indian culture are fine examples of such occasions. Interestingly, these are not mere traditions as most people deem them to be. On the contrary, each of these practices are governed by scientific and medical facts. To begin with, […]

Baby Ayurveda care A picture of cute pair of baby feet

Medication for mother and foetus: Part 2

(.. contd from Ayurveda Medication for mother and foetus) A new mother undergoes several physiological changes from the fourth month of her pregnancy till the time of her delivery. Let us take a look at the ways in which she can be assured for a healthy and smooth delivery. 27 grams of butter During the […]

Baby Ayurveda care A healthy mother and an active baby. Photo: Givith Abraham

Ayurveda baby care – Keeping the mother healthy

The health conditions of the mother and the baby are crucial during childbirth. Hence, Ayurveda prescribes the following practices to that assure the well-being of the woman and her baby. The pregnant woman’s regime Garbhini Paricharya or the ‘regimen of a pregnant woman’ refers to the monthly check-ups and instructions given by the medical expert. Dietary […]

Baby Ayurveda care A pregnant mother awaiting the birth of her baby

Ayurvedic medication for the mother and foetus

Ayurveda is the holistic science that perceives man as not a mere mortal of physical existence but a being with a body, mind and soul.  Thus, ayurveda applies a very holistic approach to pregnancy and its related ailments. The efforts, for a healthy progeny, do begin before its conception. It includes stabilizing the mother’s menstrual […]

Baby Ayurveda care Cute baby boy poses for his mother

Ayurveda baby care – an introduction

Ayurveda has gained wide recognition for its contribution to general medicine and surgery. However, only precious little is known about the Ayurveda baby care techniques. This article is an introduction to how alternative medicine looks at baby care and their advise. A brief history of Ayurvedic Pediatric care It is true that newborn and Pediatric […]